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Product Type: Hydrogel
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3M Health Care | Model: 91111 |
HCPCS : A6248 (Medicare DME co-payment per billable unit min / max: $3.18 / $3.74)
3M Tegaderm Hydrogel Wound Filler, is an amorphous hydrogel.
INTENDED USES: Provides a moist wound environment, which enhances wound healing. For dry to minimally draining dermal ulcers: pressure, arterial, venous and diabetic. For wounds with eschar or slough requiring autolytic debridement. For open surgical wounds. For Traumatic wounds, abrasions.
CLAIMED FEATURES: Preservative-free. Easy-to-apply. It is compatible with the 3M family of dressings used for dry to minimally draining ulcers and open surgical wounds. Latex free. non-cytotoxic.
OPTIONS: 25 gm, 10 tube/Box, 10 bx/cs
Wound Reference does not produce, market, re-sell or distribute health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.
Application: Can be used as primary dressing
Application: Can be used as secondary dressing
Depth: Full thickness (deep)
Depth: Partial thickness (shallow)
Exudate: Dry
Exudate: Low
Exudate: Moderate
Exudate: High
Indications: May be applied over infected tissue
Indications: May be used to pack deep wounds
Indications: May be used under compression
Medicare freq of replacement: 1/day
Medicare freq of replacement: every other day
Medicare freq of replacement: 3/week
Medicare freq of replacement: 1/week
Wear time: Up to 1 day
Wear time: Up to 3 days
Wear time: Up to 7 days
Wear time: More than 7 days
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Hydrogel dressings are mostly formed by water or glycerin and therefore can provide a moist environment to dry wounds. An optimal amount of moisture is essential for adequate wound healing. These dressings cannot absorb fluid and should not be used on wounds that produce large quantities of fluid, on active bleeding or on infected wounds. Hydrogels are available in two forms: amorphous and fixed. Amorphous hydrogel can be easily applied and removed. They can easily mold to and fill a wound cavity space. Fixed hydrogels are thin, flexible sheets. Almost all hydrogels require another dressing on top. 


If you have coverage through Medicare Part B, you may be eligible to have this product covered by Medicare. You will need a written order prescribed by a provider enrolled in Medicare, so that you can purchase this product at a Durable Medical Equipment store that accepts Medicare. You will need to pay deductibles and co-payment. The actual co-payment amount varies according to your state. If you do not have Medicare Part B or do not meet the requirements needed for coverage, you can find this product at pharmacies and medical supply stores. When available, please see pricing in "Other Stores" below.

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